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In some of our studies, sounds are presented at low levels. Hearing impairments may thus influence the outcome of the study. Examples of such impairments include: hearing loss, the need for a hearing aid or cochlear implant, as well as anatomic anomalies of the ear.
Non-removable metal implants may have an influence on the outcome of some studies. These include, for example, artificial joints or limbs, non-removable piercings, permanent braces or retainers, fixed dentures, and tattoos. More information will be provided before the study begins.


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Your personal data will be handled confidentially, stored exclusively in the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, and not disclosed to any third party. Access to your data will be restricted to a clearly defined group of Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics staff who are responsible for recruiting study participants. Research participants enjoy the public liability insurance coverage of Max Planck Society in case of any claims under private law. You may have your personal data deleted from our database at any time, thus prohibiting any future use. Simply send an e-mail to with the text “Deregister” in the reference line.

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